El-Said says training programmes for irregular workers will be announced after grant disbursement
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Payment will be made from 26 April to 10 May
Initiative allows companies, individuals to donate to affected labourers
Heikal said the decision came after an initiative by the Presidency to support irregular workers whose incomes have been affected by the repercussions of the coronavirus.
The government has announced an exceptional financial assistance for irregular workers affected by the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and preventative measures.
Each worker will receive SMS of date, location to avoid crowds
Ministry urges irregular workers to avoid crowding at banks
Website to connect irregular labourers with civil society, businesspeople to find alternative income sources
Ministry earlier announces exceptional aid of EGP 500 per person for irregular workers
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